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Last Comic Standing alum Alonzo Bodden will host Travel Channel's 'America's Worst Drivers'

By | February 15, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Veteran comedian Alonzo Bodden, who’s been much more visible to the masses ever since his 2004 foray into NBC’s Last Comic Standing – first as a contestant, then as a judge – is the co-host of a new show on the Travel Channel. The show is called America's Worst Drivers;...

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Oscars are worth watching with Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin on hosting duties

By | February 15, 2010 at 11:54 am | No comments

Am I dreaming? Am I actually entertaining the idea of watching the entire Oscars this year? Answer: Yes. Comic veterans Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are set to host the 2010 Oscars. Together! Both actor/comics have solidified their hero-status in the comic hall of fame with...

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Jim Gaffigan will star opposite Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris

By | February 12, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments

Beloved comic Jim Gaffigan is slated to star in the up-coming film Salvation Boulevard alongside veteran actors Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris. The flick is about a former Deadhead-turned-born-again Christian on the run from zealous members of his mega-church who are trying to...

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Comedy Central Records releasing songs from the Sarah Silverman Program

By | February 11, 2010 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Comedy Central Records is set to release a compilation album of songs featured in The Sarah Silverman Program. The 99 track CD -- yes, 99 -- From Our Rears to Your Ears, will be available March, 2 and will contain such fan favorites as Cookie Party, Poop Song, and Baby Penis in...

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Warner Bros. gets behind Russell Brand

By | February 11, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

It looks like U.S. audiences are about to see a whole lot more of Russell Brand. The nothing-to-hide British comic and Forgetting Sarah Marshall supporting player has several high profile projects in the works with Warner Bros. In addition to starring in a remake of the 1981...

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Campaign for Betty White to host Saturday Night Live in full swing

By | February 11, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

At least 186,256 loyal Facebookers think Betty White should host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. In an unexpected surge of online support, fans are beginning to demand that Betty White, the venerable actress and former star of The Golden Girls, be given hosting...

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Ashton Kutcher unimpressive on SNL, but still plenty of laughs

By | February 8, 2010 at 11:40 am | No comments

Given how engaged and engaging Ashton Kutcher was prior to this week’s Saturday Night Live – hosting a series of live behind-the-scenes videos on Ustream – it was fair, I think, to assume that his fourth time hosting the show would inspire words like “edgy” and...

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Mo’Nique to host Shaquille O’Neal Comedy Jam for Showtime

By | February 5, 2010 at 5:29 pm | No comments

In the midst of her Oscar buzz for the movie Precious, actress/comedian Mo’Nique has signed on to host "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All-Star Comedy Jam,” a comedy special set to air on Showtime. It’s being presented by Codeblack Entertainment, Shaq Entertainment and AEG...

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Robin Williams loses $6 million lawsuit

By | February 4, 2010 at 5:39 pm | No comments

Not too long ago, Robin Williams filed suit against Gold Circle Films, over what he contended was a breached contract for the Kevin Smith-directed Cop Out, in theaters later this month and starring Tracy Morgan and Bruce Willis. Today, however, TMZ reports that the powers that...

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